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5 Things That Happened To Naira Marley After EFCC Saga (No. 4 Almost Ruined His Career)

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In the early hours of his birthday last year, May 10th 2019 Naira Marely got picked up by the EFCC on the ground of alleged internet fraud.

Little did anyone know that that ugly event would be a turning point for his musical career.
The EFCC saga ushered in more fame for him, more street credibility and of course his musical activities after he was released witnessed huge acceptance.
No doubt, EFCC played a significant role in Naira Marley’s current success in the music industry.

Below Are 5 Things That Happened To Naira Marley After EFCC Saga

1. He Got Bigger & Stronger Fanbase

The street was obviously behind Naira Marleyduring his ordeal with EFCC.
The love he got from the core street stem from the fact that he was being real with his stance on internet fraud practice among Nigerian youths and his views are in-line with that of almost every youths.
It got to a point that everyone claim to be a Marlian and that was how the Marlian Fanbasegrew bigger and stronger.
Marlian Fest in Ibadan and Lagos got sold out.

2. Naira Marley’s Soapy Became The Biggest Song In 2019

One thing everyone must learn about Naira Marley and his ordeal with EFCC is never to let any situation kill your spirit or deter you.
Despite the challenges and what he went through in the prison, Naira Marley, still came out to drop a song titled “Soapy” which became an instant hit after release.
As at today, no Naira Marley‘s song hit the industry as much as Soapy and of course, it was the biggest song last year.
3. Naira Marley At Wizkid’s 02 Arena Show Last Year
Naira Marley‘s street credibility earned him a guest performer spot at Wizkid’s 02 arena show in London last year.
He was the only street artistes Nigerians in London wants to see perform at the event and he pulled a very fantastic performance as the clips of his moments on stage went viral at that time.
The show was sold out because it was Wizkid‘s show which also had the appearance of the biggest Nigerian street act, Naira Marley.

4. Naira Marley Accused Of Car Theft

Despite the good numbers of positives around Naira Marley after the EFCC saga, this issue of Car Theft almost ruined his image.
Reports had it that Naira Marley was throwing out money for his fans in Lagos when he ran into a Camry car owner who was bent on having a legal battle with the singer.
The incident got Naira Marley who owns a fleet of amazing cars accused of stealing a Camry worth N1.8m and iPhone x worth N330,000.
The cases was later withdrawn out of court and settled amicably between both parties.

5. Floating Marlian Records

No doubt, the EFCC saga made Naira Marley‘s success in the music industry happen so fast that he got big enough to start his own record label and sign young artistes.
Naira Marley unveiled Marlian Records at the Marlian Fest Concert last year December and he announced the signing of MohbadZinoleeskyFabian Blu and C Blvck.
It’s not up to 6 months when Naira Marley launched the label and it’s doing quite well to become one of the most recognised record label in Nigeria.

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Mr Eazi proposes to Temi Otedola!

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For what seemed like a long while, celebrity power couple—Mr Eazi and Temi Otedola—are finally engaged as Oluwatosin Ajibade better known as Mr Eazi pops the heartwarming “Will you be my wife?” question to his girlfriend of 2 years Temiloluwa Otedola and she responded favourably in the affirmative “Yes” tone.

Fashion mogul and Icon Temi Otedola began dating artiste and music label CEO Mr Eazi in the year 2020 and have been living together ever since in their London apartment, sharing intimate moments, even meeting respective family members. This they’ve both shared in detail on their How Far? With Mr Eazi And Temi Otedola podcast.

Temi announced her engagement by posting the sea-side proposal of Mr Eazi on one knee asking the important question. The video goes by the simple caption of the infinity logo connoting they’re both locked in for life.

Congratulations to Temi Otedola and Mr Eazi!

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Nicki Minaj agrees “Essence” should be song of the year at the Grammys

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American superstar rapper, Nicki Minaj, shares the same sentiments as myriads of Wizkid fans and well-wishers worldwide, in that she concurs to the argument the trendsetting crossover record-breaking single from Wizkid’s 2020 released “Made In Lagos” album, Essence should be in the conversation for the coveted “Record of the Year” plaque at this year’s Grammy Awards.

Although “Essence” did not receive the much desired nomination in the category for “Record of the Year” at the 2022 Grammy Awards, it did get a nod for Best Global Music Performance, the first of its kind.

Irrespective of the snub, Nicki whilie on Joe Budden TV (YouTube) as a guest on the special episode tagged A Conversation With Nicki Minaj & Joe Budden agreed with the host (Joe Budden) when he said “We need people on the Grammy board that know that “Essence” was song of the year” with an exclamatory “Right! Right!” response. She even proffered, “We should have our own Grammy Board“, in support of many and the popular believe that Black Americans or black artistes in general are always stereotyped to a particular category at the award show, if indeed they made it to the top categories, they barely win; Nicki Minaj does not have a Grammy Award herself and that is still a shock to many, especially when considering her refined catalogue of music.

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Pheelz & Buju (BNXN) live the carefree lifestyle on “Finesse”

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After much teasing, the anticipated Finesse by Pheelz and Buju (now BNXN) hit DSPs across the globe and just like the teaser gave off, Finesse is a banger! It is produced by young producer under Pheelz’s wing known as Miichkel.

On Finesse, Pheelz and Buju live their life to the fullest, the carefree lifestyle is what they desire and they are determined to stay on that track for the time being. “I’ve been living the fast life but I see it in slow mo / And you see my lifestyle, I got Gs in the turbo / . . . / Bad girl sey she want Netflix & Chill / So I ja ticket give her warning / If you fall in love, girls it’s certain / You go chop breakfast, I’m not capping“, Pheelz explains on the first verse, even saying love and relationship cannot stop him from living the ‘ballers’ lifestyle; “I’d be dammed if there’s anybody that could be like me / I be like Mo’ Salah, coming up the right wing / I cut through your defender, you no need to tell me / I must finesse / And you know sey me I must net“, Buju braggingly adds on the second verse, saying he can score any chick that catches his eye and dish her the next minute.

listen to the popular joyous chorus “Ah finesse / If I broke na my business / Ama shana e go bright o / Folake for the nighr ohere or on Apple Music.:

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